how DDT has ended up in top marine carnivores.
the introduction of alien animals in to the marine environment of concern to
Garrett Hardin and what did he do that was so important for the
the Cod War? How far out is the
boundary for international waters? What
happened to New England waters several years ago?
the major pollution problems facing marine ecosystems?
What is ( are ) the major force (s) causing these problems?
What is (
are ) the problem (s) associated with oil spills?
Consider the 1989 oil spill in Alaskan waters by the Exxon Valdez.
is/are the problem (s) associated with dumping sewage into the bay to get rid of
meant by the terms “ biological magnification “ and bioaccumulation “ ?
happened on the shores of Minamata Bay? Describe
the events of the tragedy. How did
the methyl-mercury get into the children?
DDT, DDE? How does DDT get into
birds if they do not come anywhere near the places where it is used?
the total catch in marine fisheries declined in the 1990’ even though new
fisheries’ resources such as krill are being exploited?
What might this mean for the future of marine fisheries?
the fate of the Peruvian anchovy fishery from the mid-1950s to the present to
that of the Great Lakes fishery during the mid-1800s into the early part of this
the collapse of the Peruvian anchovy fishery in the mid-1950s have a serious
impact on the price of chicken eggs in Europe?
dredging influence productivity in the marine habitat?
pet shops have an indirect impact on coral reefs?
reducing the numbers of fishes, in what other ways does fishing alter fish
or refute: Mariculture will or will
not solve the problem of feeding the human race.
Provide specific examples to support your argument.
pollutants reach the sea?